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The Resource The library at the edge of the world : a novel, Felicity Hayes-McCoy

The library at the edge of the world : a novel, Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Label
The library at the edge of the world : a novel
Title
The library at the edge of the world
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the bestselling tradition of Fannie Flagg and Jenny Colgan comes Felicity Hayes-McCoy's U.S. debut about a local librarian who must find a way to rebuild her community and her own life in this touching, enchanting novel set on Ireland's stunning West Coast. As she drives her mobile library van between villages of Ireland's West Coast, Hanna Casey tries not to think about a lot of things. Like the sophisticated lifestyle she abandoned after finding her English barrister husband in bed with another woman. Or that she's back in Lissbeg, the rural Irish town she walked away from in her teens, living in the back bedroom of her overbearing mother's retirement bungalow. Or, worse yet, her nagging fear that, as the local librarian and a prominent figure in the community, her failed marriage and ignominious return have made her a focus of gossip. With her teenage daughter, Jazz, off traveling the world and her relationship with her own mother growing increasingly tense, Hanna is determined to reclaim her independence by restoring a derelict cottage left to her by her great-aunt. But when the threatened closure of the Lissbeg Library puts her personal plans in jeopardy, Hanna finds herself leading a battle to restore the heart and soul of the Finfarran Peninsula's fragmented community. And she's about to discover that the neighbors she'd always kept at a distance have come to mean more to her than she ever could have imagined
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Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10603344
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hayes-McCoy, Felicity,
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6108.A96755
LC item number
L53 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Finfarran Peninsula
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bookmobiles
  • Divorced women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • Ireland
Label
The library at the edge of the world : a novel, Felicity Hayes-McCoy
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
967501491
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
340 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780062663726
Lccn
2016058762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The library at the edge of the world : a novel, Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
967501491
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
340 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780062663726
Lccn
2016058762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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